connive


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Synonyms for connive

connive at something

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Synonyms for connive

to work out a secret plan to achieve an evil or illegal end

connive at: to pretend not to see

Synonyms for connive

encourage or assent to illegally or criminally

form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner

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Oshiomhole who was visibly angry at this point, due to the contradicting reports given by both the engineer hired by the government to monitor the projects and the state government engineers, said, this is why people prefer to hire foreign engineers because our own engineers, some of them useless, connive with corrupt politicians and contractors do dupe the state.
The ``Road'' pictures - respectively, ``Road to Singapore'' (1940), ``Road to Zanzibar'' (1941), ``Road to Morocco'' (1942), ``Road to Utopia'' (1946), ``Road to Rio'' (1948), ``Road to Bali'' (1953) and ``Road to Hong Kong'' (1962) - projected a breezy, ``We can handle (or connive our way out of) any fix'' assurance.
Fate's Silver bracelets) Can I connive at the window's tears?
While in Vietnam, Timberg writes, it was "inconceivable" to Webb "that the nation could be at war and tens of thousands of men his own age might connive to avoid it, knowing all the while that other young men of similar promise and equally lofty dreams risked living out their futures in darkness.
I saw that there were people who will connive against innovation.